Explainer: why has Rod Culleton been disqualified from the Senate? January 12, 2017 Lorraine Finlay, Lecturer in Law at Murdoch University In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay explains the reason behind why Rod Culleton’s Senate seat has been declared vacant following formal notification of his bankruptcy. The Lecturer in the School of Law at Murdoch University looks at the constitutional issues that have emerged and what happens next in the saga. To read the full article, click here. Print This Post Media contact: Luke McManus Tel: (08) 9360 2491 | Mobile: 0400 297 221 | Email: L.McManus@murdoch.edu.au Categories: General, Hot topics, school of law Tags: constitutional, lorraine finlay, murdoch university, rod culleton, school of law, senate Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!